Hispanics with darker skin are more likely to experience discrimination than those with lighter skin
About six-in-ten Hispanics have experienced discrimination because of their race or ethnicity, though their experiences vary by skin color.
Most Americans say the legacy of slavery still affects black people in the U.S. today
Black adults are particularly likely to say slavery continues to have an impact: More than eight-in-ten say this is the case.
From police to parole, black and white Americans differ widely in their views of criminal justice system
Attitudes vary considerably by race on issues including crime, policing, the death penalty, parole decisions and voting rights.
Many Americans see religious discrimination in U.S. – especially against Muslims
Most American adults (82%) say Muslims are subject to at least some discrimination in the U.S. today, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in March – including a majority (56%) who say Muslims are discriminated against a lot.
For black Americans, experiences of racial discrimination vary by education level, gender
Certain black Americans – particularly those who are college educated or male – are more likely to say they’ve faced certain situations because of their race.
Sharp Rise in the Share of Americans Saying Jews Face Discrimination
Today, 64% of Americans say Jews face at least some discrimination, a 20-percentage-point increase from 2016. Partisans are divided in their views of discrimination against Jews – and many other groups.
Key findings on Americans’ views of race in 2019
Many Americans say the country hasn’t gone far enough in giving black people equal rights with whites. Most believe slavery continues to impact black people’s status.
Majority Says Trump Has Done ‘Too Little’ to Distance Himself From White Nationalists
The public’s views of Donald Trump have changed little over the course of his presidency – and this is the case for opinions about whether Trump has done enough to distance himself from white nationalist groups.
Negative stereotypes about Jews are largely rejected in France
Reports of anti-Semitic incidents in France rose dramatically in 2018. Yet most French adults do not believe negative Jewish stereotypes and are accepting of Jews.
How social media users have discussed sexual harassment since #MeToo went viral
Amid ongoing discussions about sexual harassment in the workplace and beyond, read five findings about how these issues have been discussed on Twitter and other social media outlets in the past year.
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